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KEY FACTS

Official name
Carlton Football Club

Known as
Carlton

Nickname
Blues

Formed
1864

Colours
Navy blue and white

Associated clubs
Northern Bullants; Carlton Reserves; Carlton WFC; Carlton WFC (VFLW)

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1865–1876; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1896

AFL Premierships
1995 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1906-07-08, 1914-15, 1938, 1945, 1947, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1979, 1981-82, 1987 (15 total)

VFA Premierships
1877, 1887 (2 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia: 1968, 1970 (2 total); VFL/AFL Night Series: 1983, 1997, 2005, 2007 (4 total); McClelland Trophy: 1969, 1979, 1985 [joint winners], 1987, 1995 (5 total)

Most Games
375 - Craig Bradley (1986-2002)

Most Goals
738 - Stephen Kernahan (1986-1997)

League Top Goalkickers
M.Grace (50) 1906; E.Cowley (35) 1918; H.Clover (56) 1922; H.Vallence (86) 1931; T.Carroll (54) 1961; B.Fevola (84) 2006 & (89) 2009; H.McKay (58) 2021 (7 winners/8 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Bert Deacon 1947; John James 1961; Gordon Collis 1964; Greg Williams 1994; Chris Judd 2010 (5 total)

Headquarters
Ikon Park, 400 Royal Parade, Carlton North, VIC 3054

Postal Address
PO Box 83, Carlton North, VIC 3054

Phone: (03) 9387 1400 

Email
blues@carltonfc.com.au

Website
carltonfc.com.au

CEO
Deacon, Bert

President
Harris, George

Carlton



"Watched by what remains (and is likely to remain) an Australian record crowd for any football match of 121,696 Carlton looked dead and buried at the long break inducing Barassi to unleash his now famous instruction to his players to "handball, handball, handball". The players' compliance with this command, coupled with the inspirational impact of nineteenth man Ted Hopkins, saw the pattern of the game alter completely...."

John Devaney reports on the colorful history of the old dark navy Blues and their record-equalling 16 V/AFL premierships

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1973 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1973 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 1.58.710.1018.16 124 WON Geelong 5.37.410.610.8 68 56 KAR Apr 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Carlton 5.410.615.1118.15 123 WON North Melbourne 3.27.712.914.12 96 27 PRI Apr 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Carlton 1.64.87.1311.16 82 WON Melbourne 3.28.310.511.9 75 7 MCG Apr 23 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
4 H Carlton 3.35.612.814.11 95 WON Hawthorn 1.55.68.1012.11 83 12 PRI Apr 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Carlton 3.27.612.1115.15 105 WON Fitzroy 3.36.49.510.8 68 37 VFL May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Carlton 5.25.311.615.12 102 LOST Richmond 2.612.1213.1618.20 128 -26 MCG May 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Carlton 3.47.1211.1716.23 119 WON Collingwood 4.55.98.98.12 60 59 PRI May 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Carlton 5.29.414.1119.16 130 WON South Melbourne 1.34.45.77.9 51 79 LAK May 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Carlton 5.311.415.1219.19 133 WON Essendon 2.25.48.913.14 92 41 PRI Jun 4 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
10 H Carlton 2.47.510.713.13 91 WON Footscray 3.14.68.99.11 65 26 VFL Jun 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Carlton 2.14.65.119.13 67 LOST St. Kilda 1.14.57.1013.13 91 -24 MOO Jun 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Carlton 6.110.414.917.12 114 WON Geelong 2.37.68.119.13 67 47 PRI Jun 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Carlton 2.310.612.916.11 107 LOST North Melbourne 4.47.913.1416.19 115 -8 ARD Jun 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Carlton 3.34.79.1312.14 86 LOST Hawthorn 4.48.1111.1514.24 108 -22 GLE Jul 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Carlton 6.68.915.1018.14 122 WON Melbourne 1.23.57.812.9 81 41 PRI Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Carlton 3.36.57.1011.14 80 LOST Fitzroy 3.75.78.1312.19 91 -11 JUN Jul 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Carlton 3.46.911.1515.17 107 WON Richmond 2.64.105.1410.21 81 26 PRI Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Carlton 3.58.810.1215.16 106 LOST Collingwood 4.210.416.519.7 121 -15 VIC Aug 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Carlton 8.213.717.1120.17 137 WON South Melbourne 3.45.88.1111.14 80 57 PRI Aug 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Carlton 3.35.613.817.9 111 WON Essendon 3.29.49.610.7 67 44 VFL Aug 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Carlton 1.25.36.49.12 66 LOST Footscray 3.44.68.1310.15 75 -9 WES Aug 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Carlton 6.213.717.1220.15 135 WON St. Kilda 6.37.49.513.9 87 48 PRI Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
QF H Carlton 4.46.910.1313.13 91 WON Richmond 3.25.47.710.11 71 20 MCG Sep 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2SF A Carlton 1.66.119.1215.17 107 WON Collingwood 4.85.99.1412.15 87 20 VFL Sep 15 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Carlton 2.27.69.912.14 86 LOST Richmond 3.511.815.1116.20 116 -30 MCG Sep 29 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1973 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
12 Armstrong, Barry 21 497 23.7 32 1.5 529 25.2 58 2.8 0 0.0     65 58 25 1.2 12 162
14 Ashman, Rod 9 50 5.6 26 2.9 76 8.4 14 1.6 1 0.1     4 6 3 0.3 8 26
21 Austin, Rod 9 63 7.0 16 1.8 79 8.8 17 1.9 0 0.0     3 9 0 0.0 0 0
26 Byrne, Ray 16 146 9.1 56 3.5 202 12.6 33 2.1 0 0.0     17 31 1 0.1 4 10
4 Catoggio, Vin 3 11 3.7 3 1.0 14 4.7 3 1.0 1 0.3     2 2 1 0.3 2 8
22 Chandler, Neil 22 275 12.5 88 4.0 363 16.5 83 3.8 3 0.1     30 56 13 0.6 12 90
6 Crane, Gary 19 296 15.6 62 3.3 358 18.8 77 4.1 0 0.0     53 41 3 0.2 5 23
17 Crosswell, Brent 20 282 14.1 92 4.6 374 18.7 109 5.5 1 0.1     32 58 0 0.0 1 1
23 Davis, Craig 5 61 12.2 6 1.2 67 13.4 29 5.8 0 0.0     8 7 9 1.8 4 58
27 Dickson, David 24 351 14.6 117 4.9 468 19.5 138 5.8 1 0.0     45 48 6 0.3 8 44
11 Doull, Bruce 25 258 10.3 136 5.4 394 15.8 74 3.0 4 0.2     23 67 1 0.0 0 6
24 Fyffe, Peter 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
31 Hall, Peter 20 212 10.6 56 2.8 268 13.4 59 3.0 3 0.2     28 20 5 0.3 4 34
3 Hall, Kevin 15 146 9.7 32 2.1 178 11.9 47 3.1 3 0.2     26 22 3 0.2 3 21
33 Hurst, Paul 12 99 8.3 9 0.8 108 9.0 35 2.9 2 0.2     16 27 0 0.0 0 0
5 Jackson, Syd 14 180 12.9 37 2.6 217 15.5 47 3.4 0 0.0     27 31 14 1.0 15 99
25 Jesaulenko, Alex 21 292 13.9 59 2.8 351 16.7 86 4.1 3 0.1     38 47 27 1.3 30 192
28 Jones, Peter 'Percy' 23 260 11.3 151 6.6 411 17.9 165 7.2 357 15.5     57 66 18 0.8 9 117
16 Kennedy, Greg 11 116 10.5 37 3.4 153 13.9 55 5.0 0 0.0     18 22 30 2.7 31 211
8 Keogh, Trevor 24 410 17.1 65 2.7 475 19.8 73 3.0 0 0.0     71 57 22 0.9 18 150
34 Lukas, Andrew 2 11 5.5 3 1.5 14 7.0 5 2.5 0 0.0     3 0 0 0.0 2 2
43 McKay, David 25 351 14.0 36 1.4 387 15.5 207 8.3 157 6.3     35 83 37 1.5 35 257
2 Nicholls, John 22 111 5.0 82 3.7 193 8.8 59 2.7 132 6.0     27 40 47 2.1 23 305
19 O'Connell, John 17 147 8.6 48 2.8 195 11.5 28 1.6 0 0.0     20 21 0 0.0 0 0
13 Pascoe, Eric 7 21 3.0 9 1.3 30 4.3 10 1.4 7 1.0     5 3 1 0.1 1 7
15 Pinnell, Phillip 10 104 10.4 25 2.5 129 12.9 27 2.7 0 0.0     8 18 0 0.0 1 1
32 Quirk, Bryan 12 84 7.0 9 0.8 93 7.8 16 1.3 0 0.0     17 5 2 0.2 5 17
34 Robertson, Ian 1 6 6.0 3 3.0 9 9.0 3 3.0 0 0.0     1 5 1 1.0 1 7
20 Southby, Geoff 22 222 10.1 54 2.5 276 12.5 61 2.8 2 0.1     57 18 1 0.0 0 6
35 Styles, Lance 2 10 5.0 1 0.5 11 5.5 3 1.5 1 0.5     4 0 0 0.0 0 0
30 Waite, Vin 18 153 8.5 88 4.9 241 13.4 60 3.3 1 0.1     44 34 0 0.0 0 0
42 Walls, Robert 24 385 16.0 40 1.7 425 17.7 166 6.9 3 0.1     58 61 47 2.0 44 326
18 Walsh, Brian 23 402 17.5 81 3.5 483 21.0 114 5.0 1 0.0     45 42 60 2.6 41 401
Totals 500 6012 12.0 1559 3.1 7571 15.1 1961 3.9 683 1.4     887 1005 377 0.8 319 2581
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.